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    Gel Polish Application Help!!!

    Hey there, I am wanting some tips/tricks/advice with gel polish application! I am currently using The Gel Bottle polish’s (have also used others and I get the same result) I find I have great difficulty applying the gel polish smoothly, stream free and I find I get a lumpy bit at the cuticle...
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    Selling all gel polish

    Hello I'm selling my collections of gel polish, would anyone be interested?here's the prices to sell in the sets or for full lot. I can send name of colours and pictures. X23 colours jessica Geleration - most pretty much full, a couple half full. Plus used base and top coat £200 X24 mylee...
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    C Jel P or Magpie Beauty?

    Hi lovelies! I was wondering if you could help me choose between two gel polish brands! I've trained with Glitterbels in both acrylic & gel but I've found their gels aren't the most pigmented and wanted to opt for another system to work alongside, as I love their acrylic. If anyone has used both...
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    Unsure which type of nail system to use for actress

    hello salon geek forum, I am a trained hair & makeup artist, and also trained in all things beauty, including gel polish nails and L&P acrylics, not Hard UV Gel though! I work as a makeup and hair artist in the film industry, and I will be doing one of the actresses nails on a film, but as I...
  5. Abbiegolland95

    Am I able to offer gel polish?

    I recently passed in Acrylic overlay with nail tips. Looking at getting some additional training in Mani/Pedi there is an option to add inc gel polish but quite confused as on my course I did put a top coat on and use the UV Lamp so would I be able to offer gel polish as a service ? If not I'm...
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    Estemio or Magpie

    He Guys, I’m debatting between buying Magpie or Estemio. I”m leaning towards estemio and was wondering if someone has tried this brand. How long did the nails last, are they as pigmented as on the video? Since i’m doing nail art. Please let me know
  7. Annie1991

    UV/LED combined lamp

    Hi everyone, I’m wanting to get a better lamp that is broad spectrum and so will cure a few different brands. I currently have a UV lamp but have been reading that combined lamps can be better as they will tick more boxes. Does anyone have any suggestions for a decent sized lamp (can fit...
  8. jen1989cuttie

    Which is your favourite 'gel polish' brand?

    i have been using gel2 for almost 3-4 years now, I'm looking to change brands because i have found gel2 are always out of stock on the colours/top coats i need. I am in-love with all the colours gel2 offer but i'm now thinking to change brands. please can you tell me your favourite brands...
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    Gel wrinkling over acrylic

    Hi girls, I’m newly trained in acrylic but have been doing gel polish for years. In my training they said I could put gel over acrylic to finish it off. I’ve found a top coat is fine, but if I apply colour is either wrinkles or peels off within a couple of hours. I’ve read a few threads and have...
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    Oppertunity to rent space in a large salon for nail bar

    Hi Guys, I’m in the process of taking on the lease for a shop next door to my beauty salon which is situated next door to Sainsbury’s, huge footfall and traffics flow. I’m looking for someone that would like to open up their own Nail Bar, I’m located in High Wycombe, Bucks. Give me a call...
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    Halo gel polish - applying nail art

    I have been using this and it’s proving ok so far. My problem with it is that after the second coat has been cured I am struggling a little with nail art? This could be my inexperience? However, I don’t find it as tacky as cnd shellac? So when I use foils for instance I have to press them very...